The President of the Republic of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov met with a writer Guzel Yakhina today.
The meeting was held at the House of Government of the Republic of Tatarstan, it was attended by Assistant to the President of RT Leila Fazleeva, Minister of Culture Ayrat Sibagatullin and others.
We remind that Guzel Yakhina and her debut novel "Zuleiha opens her eyes," is called the most important discovery of the outgoing year of literature.
Guzel Yakhina has won the National Literary Prize "Big Book", her novel received an award also awards "Book of the Year", "Yasnaya Polyana."
During the meeting, Rustam Minnikhanov asked further creative plans of the writer, wished success and interesting subjects for her new works.
Guzel Shamilevna Yakhina was born in 1977 in Kazan, she graduated from the Faculty of Foreign Languages of the Kazan State Pedagogical Institute. Since 1999 lives in Moscow. She graduated from the scriptwriting faculty of the Moscow film school. Published in the journal "Neva", "October", "Siberian Lights".
Press Service of the President of the Republic of Tatarstan